Picture-perfect San Gimignano is a product of medieval one-up-manship when local families tried to out-do each other by building the town's famous towers. Of the 72 original towers, there are only 14 still standing, these draw in hoards of local tourists during weekends.
Piazza del Duomo, San Gimignano
Tel (0577) 940 008
There are frequent buses to San Gimignano to Poggibonsi where you can change buses to continue to Florence or Siena.